23 days in New Delhi, Nepal & Tibet Itinerary

23 days in New Delhi, Nepal & Tibet Itinerary

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23 days in New Delhi, Nepal & Tibet Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  25​h
1
New Delhi, India
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Pokhara, Nepal
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + bus:  3​h 45​min
3
Sauraha, Nepal
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h
4
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
5
Lhasa, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


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6
nights
New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
GeTS Holidays has been added to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Humayun's Tomb and Red Fort (Lal Quila). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like India Gate and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, get to know the fascinating history of Lodhi Garden, and admire the landmark architecture of Jama Masjid.

Before you visit New Delhi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to New Delhi is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to New Delhi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, expect nights in New Delhi to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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GeTS Holidays ©
GeTS Holidays
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

4
nights
Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara ©
Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at International Mountain Museum and Peace Temple. Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Devi's Fall. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the awesome beauty at Poon Hill, and contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake).

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Pokhara day trip planning tool .

Fly from New Delhi to Pokhara in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in April, with highs in Pokhara at 34°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sauraha.

Things to do in Pokhara

Parks Nature Tours
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Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
International Mountain Museum ©
International Mountain Museum
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Sauraha, Nepal

Sauraha ©
The tourist town of Sauraha stands on the edge of the Chitwan National Park and acts as the eastern gateway to a World Heritage-protected area.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Tharu Cultural Museum & Research Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Breeding Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Chitwan National Park and then view the masterpieces at Sauraha Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sauraha trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Pokhara to Sauraha in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pokhara in April, expect Sauraha to be a bit warmer, temps between 40°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Sauraha

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Elephant Breeding Centre ©
Elephant Breeding Centre
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu ©
Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bhaktapur Durbar Square - www.nepaltourpackage.com and Boudhanath Stupa. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kopan Monastery and The Crematoria. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take a stroll through Thamel, contemplate the long history of Kathmandu Durbar Square, and admire the striking features of Taleju Mandir Temple.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kathmandu online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Sauraha to Kathmandu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sauraha in April, expect Kathmandu to be a bit cooler, temps between 33°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lhasa.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Patan (Lalitpur), Bhaktapur Durbar Square - www.nepaltourpackage.com
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Kopan Monastery ©
Kopan Monastery
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa

3
nights
Lhasa, China

Lhasa ©
The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
Let the collections at Potala Palace and Tibet Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Barkhor Street and Sera Monastery. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden), don't miss a visit to XiZangZiZhiQu LaSaShi BaKuo Jie BuXingJie, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lhasa trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kathmandu to Lhasa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Nepal Time (NPT) to China Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Kathmandu in April, expect nights in Lhasa to be slightly colder, around 5°C, while days are cooler, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lhasa

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Potala Palace ©
Potala Palace
Barkhor Street ©
Barkhor Street
Sera Monastery ©
Sera Monastery

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